With lively humor and the simple clarity you'd expect from a gifted educator, Hallam demonstrates how average people can build wealth in the stock market by shunning the investment products peddled by most financial advisors and avoiding the get-rich-quicker products concocted by an ever widening, self-serving industry. Hallam guides readers to understand how the stock and bond markets really work, arming you with a psychological advantage for when markets fall. Some of these guidelines include how you can spend just 60 minutes a year on your investments, never open a financial paper, avoid investment news, and still leave most professional investors in the dust, promoting a unique new investment methodology that combines low cost index funds and a Warren Buffett-esque investment philosophy.
It teaches you how to achieve financial independence through smart investing without being a financial wizard.
Through this reference, you'll find the right kind of financial advisor, and avoid scams and flash-in-the-pan trends.
Table of Contents
Rule 1: Spend Like You Want to Grow Rich
Rule 2: Use the Greatest Investment Ally You Have
Rule 3: Small Fees Pack Big Punches
Rule 4: Conquer the Enemy in the Mirror
Rule 6: Sample a "Round-the-World" Ticket to Indexing
Rule 7: No, You Don't Have to Invest on Your Own
Rule 8: Peek Inside a Pilferer's Playbook
Rule 9: Avoid Seduction
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